Texas Southern 73, Southern 71

HOUSTON (AP) -- Bobby Cole's layup with one second left gave
Texas Southern its fifth straight victory with a 73-71 win over
Southern University on Thursday night.

Cole raced down the court for the winning basket after blocking
Chris Alexander's go-ahead attempt at the other end of the floor.
Cole finished with 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds.

Texas Southern (10-15, 8-9 Southwestern Athletic) trailed by
three with 33 seconds left before Sean Walker scored the last of
his 18 points with a 3-pointer. The Tigers had trailed by seven
with under five minutes remaining.

Deon Saunders led Southern University (13-13, 10-7) with 20
points. Nicholas Egland added 13 points and 10 rebounds.